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Museum @ Black Hills Institute, Hill City

Categories: Natural History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
Everything Prehistoric is the gift shop of the Black Hills Institute. The Museum holds the collection of the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research.
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  • Wow! Quite a find. There are many specimens for viewing. The Black Hills Institute were the discovered of Sue, the magnificent T-Rex. Don't miss it if you are in the area and have any interest in pale...  read more »
  • I really enjoyed our visit. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and the exhibits were small but world class if you love dinosaurs. We stayed much longer than planned and it was great to see Stan (...  read more »
  • This is a good museum for children and adults. Several Dinosaurs and rocks to gander at. The admission is good for all year. They also have a gift shop. 
  • First of all, I love dinosaurs, so I loved this place. I wish I would have watched the Dinosaur 13 documentary before visiting. There is some history here, in that the institute has found some of the most complete T-Rex skeletons ever found. And they have on display the T-Rex, Stan, an amazing sight. I was also pleasantly surprised by their collection of rocks and minerals.
  • A small treasure filled with huge dinosaur fossils and cast replicas and huge array of stones around the world. The gift shop is amazing full of gemstones and reasonably priced gifts and items. Bathroom is very clean and had big gemstone looking bar of soap which was cool. Staff was super friendly.
  • Awesome Museum, feels small, but then you realize just how many items are in this collection. Extremely reasonable admission prices, great gift shop, helpful staff, great all-around experience.
  • Pete Larson took the time to really talk to my geeky science kid who dreams of paleontology and everything dinosaur. This place is the result of people doing what they were born to do.
  • Loved the T Rex exhibits staff very helpful
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